Navigation Links
Presidential Candidate and Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee to Be Keynote Speaker for Hope International University's 'Celebrate Hope' Dinner at Disneyland(R) Hotel
Date:12/20/2007

FULLERTON, Calif., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mike Huckabee will be the keynote speaker for Hope International University's annual "Celebrate Hope" dinner held at the Disneyland(R) Hotel in Anaheim, CA. The event will take place on Friday, October 12 at 6:00 p.m.

"We are very honored to have a national leader in the areas of education and health care reform who understands the importance of Christian higher education as our speaker," says Dr. John Derry, President of Hope.

Huckabee became governor of Arkansas in July 1996 when his predecessor resigned and was one of the youngest governors in the country at the time. He was only the fourth Republican to be elected to statewide office since Reconstruction. Huckabee was elected to a full four-year term as governor in 1998, attracting the largest percentage of the vote ever received by a Republican gubernatorial nominee in Arkansas, and was re-elected to another four-year term in November 2002.

Huckabee is recognized as a national leader in the areas of education reform and health care reform. He was the chairman of the National Governors Association and served as the leader of the nation's governors until July 2006. The NGA, founded in 1908, is the group through which the governors collectively influence the development of national policy. Huckabee has served in recent years as one of the NGA's lead governors on the issues of welfare reform and Medicaid reform.

Huckabee was also the chairman of the Education Commission of the States, a highly respected education policy organization. The ECS helps governors, legislators, state education officials and others identify, develop and implement public policies to improve student learning at all levels.

Arkansas' ACTAAP system is widely hailed as one of the nation's best school accountability programs. Huckabee has pushed through reforms in Arkansas that have significantly expanded the availability of college scholarships, increased the number of charter schools and established new approaches to workforce education. His Smart Start initiative placed a heavy emphasis on reading and mathematics for students from kindergarten through the fourth grade. He then created Smart Step, a similar emphasis for students from the fifth through the eighth grades. Student scores on standardized tests have risen steadily since the creation of Smart Start and Smart Step.

Mike Huckabee is the author of several books including the recently published "From Hope to Higher Ground: 12 STOPs to Restoring America's Greatness".

Tickets may be purchased through the University's website at: http://www.hiu.edu/celebratehope

Founded in 1928, Hope International University is a regionally accredited private Christian University comprised of three schools: Pacific Christian College, the School of Graduate Studies, and the School of Professional Studies. The University provides students with a leadership and ethics focused liberal arts education through undergraduate and graduate programs in business, education, ministry, music, psychology and counseling, human development and other social sciences. Total University enrollment is approximately 1700 students representing 35 states and 40 countries.

To learn more, please visit the Hope International University website at http://www.hiu.edu or contact Mr. David Poole, Vice President of Institutional Advancement at 714.879.3901, x-2401.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Hope International University
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Presidential Candidates Address Health, Financial Security at AARPs Life@50+
2. Cincinnati Adoption Agency Invited to Participate in Values Voter Presidential Debate
3. U.S. Physicians Question Presidential Candidates
4. Sponsor of Presidential Health Care Forum Has a $4 Billion Conflict of Interest: Kucinich
5. Health Care and the Presidential Campaign
6. Komen for the Cure Launches Presidential Campaign
7. Congressional and Religious Leaders to Urge Over-ride of Presidential SCHIP Veto
8. AGD Concerned With Presidential Veto of SCHIP Reauthorization Bill
9. Poll Shows Voters Want Long Term Care Included in Presidential Candidates Healthcare Proposals, Released at 2007 National Long Term Care Symposium
10. Statement From Mens Health Network: U.S. Presidential Candidates Overlook Real Problem in U.K. & U.S. Health Policies Towards Men
11. Former Congressman Hyde Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom While Receiving Medical Rehabilitation at Marianjoy
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Catalent Pharma Solutions, the leading global provider ... global clinical supply services, today announced two key appointments and the opening of ... strategic growth plans in the Asia Pacific region. , Howard Kim has joined ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Memorial Day Weekend marks the unofficial start of summer and ... to make sure your family and vehicle are ready to hit the road this ... 439 deaths and an additional 50,500 serious injuries from motor vehicle crashes during the ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... North Cypress Medical ... at Blackhorse Golf Club in Cypress. With the help of community partners, the event ... empowers, and renews hope for wounded service members and their families through health, wellness, ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... Eugene ... Doc! Along with his wonderful accolades and stellar patient reviews, Dr. Batelli continues ... Batelli! , Dr. Eugene Batelli is a highly trained Podiatric Surgeon who specializes ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... Pass, OR (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2016 , ... ... of Bio-Logic Aqua® Research Water Life Science® and international water advocate, was honored by ... of the women in ancient Egypt who knelt on the banks of the Nile ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/24/2016)... Nev. , May 24, 2016  Diana Russell ... "eats" her organs from the inside out.  This disease ... completely dependent on her children and grandchildren to leave ... her wheelchair, Diana,s family cannot haul the wheelchair.  So ... in the car, and Diana is left to wait ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... The innovator of COMBO ... s first dual therapy stent, introduces catheters for ... OrbusNeich, a global company specializing in the provision of ... products to treat peripheral artery disease. The JADE™ and ... for lower limb and arteriovenous (AV) fistula intervention. ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... May 24, 2016 Een app ... zodat zij collectief patiënten kunnen behandelen, hun kennis kunnen ... idee achter de nieuwe en revolutionaire MDLinking App, ontwikkeld ... Nederlandse vaatchirurg dr. Hans Flu en oncologisch chirurg dr. ... inmiddels beschikbaar is, wordt op dinsdag 24 mei officieel ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: